Rick Voight

Bainbridge, Sinnen Twins Lead ODU Past Delaware

February 24, 2017
By ODU Athletics
Old Dominion 2, Delaware 1
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Delaware 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Old Dominion 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 x 2 7 0

WP: Adam Bainbridge (2-0)
LP: Brandon Walter (0-2)
SV: Sam Sinnen (1)
2B: ODU: Nick Walker; DEL: Doug Trimble
3B: DEL: Kevin Mohollen

NORFOLK, Va. -- Kurt Sinnen went 2-for-4 with a pair of two-out RBIs and Adam Bainbridge and Sam Sinnen combined to allowed just one run in nine innings of work to lead Old Dominion over Delaware, 2-1, on Friday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.

Old Dominion (4-0), in its opening game of the ODU Baseball Tournament, scored runs in the first and third innings and that proved to be enough run support for the two senior hurlers. Bainbridge improved to 2-0 on the season, allowing one run on five hits in five innings of work. Sam Sinnen then finished the game, tossing four scoreless innings for his fifth career save.

In both the first and third innings, Kurt Sinnen plated Zach Rutherford with a two-out RBI single. Rutherford finished the day 3-for-4 with two runs scored.

Delaware (0-5) scored its lone run in the fifth inning on an RBI triple from Kevin Mohollen. Brandon Walter started the game for the Blue Hens, going 6.1 innings and allowing two runs on six hits. 

The Monarchs are back in action tomorrow at 4 p.m. against Kentucky. The Wildcats won earlier today, defeating Saint Joseph's, 16-9, in the ODU Baseball Tournament opener. St. Joe's and Delaware will play in the first leg of tomorrow's double dip at 12 p.m.

Morgan Maguire will get the start on the mound for ODU tomorrow.

Baseball voucher books can be purchased here for $50 and contain a total of 36 ticket vouchers. The ticket vouchers can be used at any of the 36 home ODU baseball games this season, including the Harbor Park game against Virginia Tech and the Key Dog Classic against VCU on May 10 at the Bud Metheny Complex.

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